deadness
noun see dead I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deadness — Dead ness, n. The state of being destitute of life, vigor, spirit, activity, etc.; dullness; inertness; languor; coldness; vapidness; indifference; as, the deadness of a limb, a body, or a tree; the deadness of an eye; deadness of the affections; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deadness — noun a) The state of not being alive. Having the property of lifelessness, as if dead. O may it be my constant care to watch and pray; the neglect of which was the chief cause of my former deadness. b) A lack of elasticity. He complained that the …   Wiktionary

  • deadness — noun 1. the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident in an instant …   Useful english dictionary

  • deadness — dead ► ADJECTIVE 1) no longer alive. 2) (of a part of the body) numb. 3) displaying no emotion. 4) no longer relevant or important. 5) lacking activity or excitement. 6) devoid of living things. 7) (of equipment) not functioning …   English terms dictionary

  • deadness — See dead. * * * …   Universalium

  • deadness — Synonyms and related words: analgesia, anesthesia, aridity, barrenness, bloodlessness, callousness, characterlessness, colorlessness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, electronarcosis, emptiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deadness — dead·ness || dednɪs n. death, lack of life …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deadness — dead·ness …   English syllables

  • dead — deadness, n. /ded/, adj., deader, deadest, n., adv. adj. 1. no longer living; deprived of life: dead people; dead flowers; dead animals. 2. brain dead. 3. not endowed with life; inanimate: dead stones. 4. resembling death; deathlike: a dead… …   Universalium

  • unresponsiveness — noun the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident in an instant… …   Useful english dictionary

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